Available Positions

Human Resources Manager

Drummond Woodsum is seeking a Human Resources Manager to oversee the Firm’s growing employee base. Major areas of responsibility include ensuring compliance with applicable laws and best practices; attracting, supporting and retaining qualified staff; coaching and counseling; performance management; compensation and benefit administration; and, implementation of personnel policies and insurance programs.

We have a top-notch, dedicated and professional staff. The ideal HR Manager should be able to develop excellent relationships with each to inspire their best performance. The HR Manager must be a problem solver and a doer who can make difficult decisions. They must be able to motivate and coach, work in teams, and create a fun, but professional, environment while achieving the Firm’s goals.

Job Requirements:

• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and an ability to learn other systems quickly.
• 3-5 years of Human Resources experience
• Working knowledge of HR related laws and regulations
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to identify and handle priorities and sensitive issues with discretion and confidentiality

Benefits

Drummond Woodsum offers a generous benefits package including your choice of medical/dental plans with wellness reimbursements, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, 401k/Profit Sharing plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, personal and sick time, on-site subsidized parking, longevity bonuses and more.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Drummond Woodsum
Human Resources
84 Marginal Way
Suite 600
Portland, ME 04101

hr@dwmlaw.com
 


Real Estate & Commercial Transaction Paralegal

Drummond Woodsum is seeking a full time paralegal to support its real estate and commercial transaction professionals. The ideal candidate will be experienced in all phases of real estate and commercial transactions including title examinations; preparation of title insurance commitments and policies; drafting deeds and other real estate documents as well as drafting loan documents, reviewing due diligence materials, drafting settlement statements and supporting closings. Other work will include assisting attorneys with real estate transactions including: drafting, organizing and preparing documents; coordinating loan closings; funding and disbursement; drafting settlement statements; assisting with closings; coordinating post-closing follow-up including recording documents, organizing and indexing files; and overseeing preparation of closing document binders.

Requirements

Skill requirements for this position are: understanding of commercial and real estate transactions; title examination, analysis and underwriting experience; advanced proficiency in Word and Excel; outstanding writing skills; first-rate customer service; attention to details; exceptional, yet flexible, organizational skills; personal motivation and ability to direct one’s own work. If you enjoy a challenge and would like to join our top-notch staff, please submit your resume and letter of interest via mail, fax or e-mail (hr@dwmlaw.com). No phone calls, please.

Benefits

Drummond Woodsum offers a generous benefits package including your choice of medical/dental plans with wellness reimbursements, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, 401k/Profit Sharing plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, personal and sick time, on-site subsidized parking, longevity bonuses and more.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Drummond Woodsum
Human Resources
84 Marginal Way Suite 600
Portland, Maine 04101
hr@dwmlaw.com

All inquiries held in the strictest confidence.
No phone calls, please.
 


Experienced Trust and Estate Planning Attorney

Drummond Woodsum is looking for an experienced estate planning lawyer to join its Portland office. The ideal candidate will have been practicing in Portland or southern Maine for 5+ years, predominantly or exclusively in the broad field of trust and estate planning and administration and have a loyal client base.

Drummond Woodsum is a growing firm with a unique and healthy culture that makes it a highly desirable place to practice law.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Kathy Larkin, Hiring Coordinator
Drummond Woodsum
84 Marginal Way Suite 600
Portland, Maine 04101
klarkin@dwmlaw.com

All inquiries held in the strictest confidence.
No phone calls, please.


Lateral Attorneys

Maine or New Hampshire

Many lawyers, including shareholders and associates, have joined Drummond Woodsum laterally from other firms. We like to think the movement is not lateral, but is upward.

Drummond Woodsum’s culture is informal, friendly and unregimented. We are committed to our independence as a mid-sized firm and the entrepreneurial environment that we foster. The firm has grown by encouraging entrepreneurial lawyers to develop their practice with flexibility in how their client relationships are structured and managed.

The firm, founded in 1965, maintains more than 19 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law with a primary focus on business, litigation, and public sector practices. Drummond Woodsum provides a wide range of services to meet the varying legal needs of some of the nation's largest corporations, start-up companies, financial institutions, colleges and universities, Indian nations and tribal enterprises, municipalities, school districts, and individuals.

If you are interested in joining Drummond Woodsum please send a letter of application and resume in complete confidence to:

Kathy Larkin, Hiring Coordinator
Drummond Woodsum
84 Marginal Way Suite 600
Portland, Maine 04101
klarkin@dwmlaw.com

All inquiries held in the strictest confidence.
No phone calls, please.
 


 

Drummond Woodsum is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, veteran's status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Our Firm's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Drummond Woodsum maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, disabled individuals and covered veterans. EOE M/F/V/D